Scotia- Leslie R. Schultz, 94, of Scotia, passed away at Ellis Hospital on Saturday, August 7, 2021.
Les was born in Rotterdam on March 13, 1927 to the late Raymond and Jennie (Giffen) Schultz. After attending school in Rotterdam, Les enlisted in the United States Navy. He was employed as a tractor trailer driver for the Golub Corporation where he would retire after 22 years of service.
Les enjoyed traveling, spending time in Florida and he cherished the time he spent with his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his two daughters; Diane (David) DiPoffi and Leslie (James) Miakisz, five grandchildren; Danielle (Brian) Galarneau, Kristen (Stephen) Macerola, Michael DiPoffi, James (Elizabeth) Miakisz and Michael (Lindsay) Miakisz. He is also survived by eight great grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Les was also predeceased by his beloved wife of 69 years, Eleanor Schultz, who died on March 10, 2021. He was also predeceased by his sisters Ruth Niedhammer, Ethel Johnson, Elizabeth (Beth) Nuttall and brother James Schultz.
Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, August 13 at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, 1605 Helderberg Avenue, Rotterdam. Burial will follow at Sts. Cyril and Method Cemetery in Rotterdam.
Those wishing to may send a contribution to a charity of one’s choice in Les’s memory.
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